Now, however, the conversation around motherhood is beginning to change. Female celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Helen Mirren, Cameron Diaz and many others have spoken publicly about their decisions
Unilever trumpeted a new advertising strategy at an industry shindig in Cannes last week, saying the time for sexist ads had passed – but how much have things really changed? When advertising executive
Looking around the blogosphere in the past few years, there has seemed to be a massive crisis of conscience among young, female and generally white women who consider themselves feminist . . . except.
Last year, I had a fully-fledged cyber stalker, who happened to be a woman. It started friendly enough: mildly flirtatious, “love your work” stuff. But it quickly got creepy: she added my missus on Facebook,
Every day, I ask myself, “Am I the real victim here?” Just kidding. I never ask myself this question. I live in a stable, rich, first world democracy and, even within this privileged setting, I have a
Before 8 a.m., I have often already applied seven products to my face -- face wash, tinted moisturizer, eyeliner, mascara and more. And I don’t think I’m terribly fussy, or alone. In an effort to appear
World Pulse is a social networking platform connecting women worldwide for change. At four in the morning, I folded a piece of cloth cut from my mother’s old leso. Some time earlier, I had hidden the African
“Are you alright Radhika? You look quite tired. Are you ill? Late night?” These are the responses I tend to elicit when I walk into the office wearing no make-up. On the occasions when I do decide to on